We’re delighted to welcome Gillian Roberts as the third speaker in our series of talks held at Huddersfield University. An award-winning writer, Gillian will be speaking about film adaptations of Midnight’s Children and Mansfield Park. These talks have been really well-received, with lively discussions after the talks, so do come along.
Gillian’s first monograph, entitled Prizing Literature: The Celebration and Circulation of National Culture (University of Toronto Press, 2011), was, itself, awrd-winning and focuses upon Canadian writers Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, Rohinton Mistry and Yann Martel, while her second monograph— currently in press— focuses on cultural representations of the Canada-US border. This talk represents a partial sneak preview of her latest research project, a book-length study of postcolonial film adaptations – “Filming Midnight’s Children: Adapting the Author”. Gillian is the Co-Investigator on the Culture and the Canada-US Border International Research Network, funded by the Leverhulme Trust.
This is a free event, with no booking required, so do come along. We look forward to seeing you there.
Tuesday 1st April, University of Huddersfield, West Building, Room WG/13 from 4:30-5:45